Inscription

by later hand, lower right in brown ink: 189

Provenance

Chevalier de Kirschbaum, sold 1840; Hippolyte-Alexandre-Gabriel-Walter Destailleur [1822-1893] (Lugt 740), Paris (sale, Paris, Morgaud, 26-27 May 1893, lot 7 [to Beurdeley for 11,550 fr.]); Alfred Beurdeley [1847-1919], Paris (sale, Paris, Rahir, 31 May 1920, lot 123); H. Grosjean-Maupin (his sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 26-27 March 1958, lot 43, as Delaune); (sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 15 March 1989, lot 44, as Rosso Fiorentino); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990; gift to NGA, 1993.

Exhibition History
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 23 (as attributed to Rosso Fiorentino).
1993
Nine Old Master Drawings: Recent Gifts from the Woodner Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1993 (checklist only) (as Fontainebleau School).
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 51, as "Design for a Parade Morion."
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
2009
Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009, 28-29, 275, no. 5.
Bibliography
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996: no. 51.